Colorado Governor Bill Ritter is among state leaders across the country receiving threatening letters from an extremist group…Air Force officials say they were unable to determine who left a cross at a worship space for pagans and other Earth-centered religions at the Air Force Academy, or whether it was malicious…and, a new feasibility study released this week has determined that high-speed rail along Colorado’s I-70 and I-25 corridors is possible.

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October 21, 2016 | NPR · A hacking attack against a major Internet infrastructure company, Dyn, has prompted intermittent disruptions across numerous sites, including Twitter and Spotify.

October 21, 2016 | NPR · Luket Ministries filmed a video in which seven white women depict the Ugandan way of life. Then came the uproar — and the apology. Two Ugandan writers weigh in.

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October 21, 2016 | NPR · New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie knew about a road study that would create a traffic nightmare — and used the advance notice to ask about his office’s relationship with the local mayor, and aide says.

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October 21, 2016 | NPR · Last year, baby Jesus’ head went missing from a statue at a church in northern Ontario. A local artist volunteered to help and sculpted a terra cotta substitute that has caused some consternation.

October 21, 2016 | NPR · In this final round, every answer contains an object you’d find in a hardware store. So if we said, “He’s the rapper who was ‘2 Legit 2 Quit,'” the answer would be “M-C Hammer.”

October 21, 2016 | NPR · This game contains a bunch of words that have something in common: they’re all one-word titles of songs performed by a one-named musician.


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October 21, 2016 | NPR · To toast an iconic album’s 10th birthday, a conversation about listening while black — featuring Another Round host Tracy Clayton and writer/poet Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib.

October 21, 2016 | FA · Now 82, Cohen has a new album, You Want It Darker, with songs that wrestle with mortality, question God and long for transcendence. Originally broadcast May 22, 2006.

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October 21, 2016 | NPR · Lazarus is a musical sequel to David Bowie’s 1976 film The Man Who Fell To Earth. Henry Hey, the musical director for Lazarus, explains how he reshaped the iconic singer’s songs to tell the new story.

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